Please note: The PYM Calendar is for all events in the PYM region under the care of any Quaker meeting, organization, school, committee, collaborative, or another group. Events hosted by individuals are not permitted.
acoustic music Action and Witness Advancement Advocacy aging Anti-Racism Arch Street Meeting House Art Arts and Spirituality AVP Beloved Community Bible Studies Children Christ Civic Engagement Climate Justice Communication community conflict resolution Crafts Criminal Justice dance Discernment Discussion Documentary education Environmental Stewardship event Extended Worship Faith faith-based activism Families Family family friendly Family Fun Fellowship Film First Contact Reconciliation Collaborative folk music Food free Fun Fundraising God Health and Safety historic history Immigration Interfaith Collaboration Intergenerational lecture lunch Meditation Meeting for Business Meeting for Worship Middle School Friends Mindfulness Movement Movie Multigenerational nonviolence Nonviolent Direct Action Open Mic Open Studio Outreach Pastoral Care Peace & Social Justice Pendle Hill Personal enrichment Poetry Potluck PQM Public Witness Quaker History Quakerism refreshments Reparations Retreat Silent singing Social Justice Songwriting Spiritual Deepening Spiritual Journey Spiritual Practices study group Workshop Worship worship sharing Young Adult Friends Young Friends
Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm – Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm
With Quaker empowerment coach Dana Mitra. Listening to the “still small voice” is central to Quaker practice, and that voice is the touchstone for our life’s journey. Sometimes we are beset with uncertainty as other noisy voices interfere with our ability to hear divine guidance. This interactive workshop will expand ...
Confronting the Role of Antisemitism in Preserving Power Structures @ The Worship Room of the Barn
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In this First Monday Lecture, Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, founder and director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, will speak about the constant and changing role of antisemitism in preserving existing power structures, deflecting anger away from oppressors toward Jews, and disrupting progressive movements.
Peacemaking: Quilting our Prayers and our Practices @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Pendle Hill’s vision is “to create peace with justice in the world by transforming lives.” Does that vision speak to you? Do you enjoy creating with fabric? Do you have experience with basic hand sewing? Join with other peacemakers and piece-makers to create a quilted work of art that expresses ...
Couple Enrichment Retreat @ Pendle Hill
Mar 15 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm
Long-time Friends Marsha and Mike Green facilitate this Couple Enrichment weekend. What does it take to sustain and deepen intimacy over the years? How do we nurture peacemaking in our precious relationships so as to ‘be patterns and examples” for others? Whether you are just setting out on the adventure ...
Mar 22 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm
Are you convinced that to create real change we need to adopt the kind of loving confrontation championed by Gandhi? Do you already know some basics about nonviolent direct action campaigning and want to increase your strategic understanding and ability to problem-solve in real life situations? Come join campaign trainer ...
Mar 23 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join a community of artists working quietly on their own independent projects in our light-filled art studio. Jesse White, our arts and spirituality coordinator, will be on hand to get you started and/or find the materials you need.
The Work that Reconnects @ Pendle Hill
Mar 29 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm
Led by Lynne Iser and Mordechai Liebling, this dynamic, interactive workshop is based on the teachings of Joanna Macy, who has inspired many thousands of people to engage wholeheartedly in working for a life-sustaining society, turning despair in the face of social and ecological crises into constructive, collaborative action. We ...
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Are you a poet who wants to collaborate in putting your words to music? Are you a musician or songwriter who is seeking to turn inspiration into song? In this workshop with award winning Quaker singer-songwriter Kate MacLeod, we will practice guiding ideas into song form. We will discuss the ...
Poetry Coffeehouse with guest poet Paul Jolly @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Paul Jolly, Quaker and former Pendle Hill staff member, has just published his first volume of poetry, “Why Ice Cream Trucks Play Christmas Music.” He will be a guest reader at Pendle Hill’s monthly poetry coffeehouse, where an open mic awaits poets to share their work and enjoy fellowship and ...
Art that Liberates: Celebrating Creative Work by Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated People @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Incarceration does more than imprison the body; it can diminish the spirit and dehumanize the person. The arts offer a practice of self-knowing, self-expression, and connection with a wider world. This program begins with a screening of Pull of Gravity, followed by brief presentations by leaders of arts organizations serving ...
Apr 20 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Work on your own self-directed creative project in our well-stocked and well-lighted art studio. Arts and Spirituality Coordinator Jesse White will be on hand to help you find materials and get you started.
Interfaith Solidarity Arts Picnic for All Ages @ Firbank Field at Pendle Hill
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Calling people of all faiths and ages to join us in an arts picnic, where we can celebrate joyfully our diverse community. As people of various faiths — particularly Muslims and Jews — are being demonized by elements in our culture, let us create the peace we long to see ...
Feel the Spirit and Dance! @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ready to move? In this intergenerational event, participants can expect a fun and fluid sense of being in motion in community. Blew Kind has planned a program that speaks to the spirit of togetherness and a Spirit of divinity (interfaith). She is a marvelous facilitator, dancer, poet, and mom. An ...
Visual Storytelling: The Transformative Art of Altered Book-making @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Aug 4 @ 4:30 pm – Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm
Learn how to recreate an existing book into your own interactive work of art. Altered book-making is a powerful way to process a life change, or to honor an important memory or vision. Journey through a creative and spiritual process of introspection and self-expression. Use paint or fancy papers. Build ...